A publication of the Archaeological Institute of America

Special Introductory Offer!
online features
Experts Visit the Circle "What was the Miami Circle?"
September 28, 1999

Archaeologists

John Ricisak, archaeologist with Miami-Dade County Historic Preservation Division, says the archives, physical evidence, and archaeology check out.

Brent R. Weisman, chair of the Department of Anthropology at the University of South Florida, Tampa, looks at the patterns of postholes.

George Luer, graduate student at the University of Florida and a 15-year veteran of Florida archaeology, describes how the Circle might have looked in prehistoric times.
Architect

Herschel E. Shepard, Professor Emeritus in the Department of Architecture at the University of Florida, compares and contrasts the Circle to other Native American and various colonial sites in Florida.
Plumber

John Coker of Homestead's Southern Septic and Drainage, Inc., has seen over 100,000 septic tanks in his day, and this isn't one.
[image]

Robert Carr and John Ricisak at Brickell Point
(Al Diaz/Miami Herald Staff)

Back

-----
© 1999 by the Archaeological Institute of America
archive.archaeology.org/online/features/miami/experts/
Share